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‘Don’t become a statistic’ – tyre safety advice for drivers More than 11,000 tyre-related incidents took place on England’s motorways and major roads last winter, statistics released today reveal.

Date: 1 October 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

£317million programme brings roads boost across England

A widespread congestion-busting road improvement programme worth hundreds of millions of pounds has now tackled 39 bottlenecks – with more than another 80 to be completed in the next seven months.  The £317million “pinch point” programme will cut congestion, increase safety and improve journey times - and help support the creation of  300,000 new jobs…

Date: 12 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Highways Agency and National Express announce closer operational working The Highways Agency and coach operator, National Express, have reached a landmark agreement to work together to improve the customer experience for everybody who uses England’s motorways and A roads.

Date: 9 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Respect road workers: CCTV footage shows reckless driving at roadworks Shocking footage released today shows the risk faced by people working to improve or maintain England’s motorways and major A roads.

Date: 5 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

CLEAR benefits for emergency services The Highways Agency is re-opening lanes and carriageways more quickly following motorway incidents thanks to close collaboration with ambulance, fire and police crews.

Date: 2 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Chance to see the fascinating hidden world that keeps a motorway running A behind the scenes documentary will give a window into the world of just what it takes to keep one of the country’s busiest motorways open, sometimes against all odds.

Date: 2 September 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Happy holidays - Highways Agency removes roadworks for August bank holiday weekend The Highways Agency will be helping holidaymakers have happy holidays by keeping traffic moving over the August bank holiday weekend, ensuring that 98 per cent of England’s motorways and other major roads are free of roadworks.

Date: 18 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Happy holidays - Highways Agency removes roadworks for August bank holiday weekend The Highways Agency will be helping holidaymakers have happy holidays by keeping traffic moving over the August bank holiday weekend, ensuring that 98 per cent of England’s motorways and other major roads are free of roadworks.

Date: 14 August 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Limited lane closures at A38 Markeaton next week Limited lane closures will be in place next week at the A38 Markeaton roundabout in Derby as part of a Highways Agency scheme to improve safety and increase capacity at the site.

Date: 31 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Driver calls “fire” on the hard shoulder Wheeler-dealers trading cars, people picking flowers, and a driver who thought the “fire” notification on their dashboard display meant their car was ablaze - instead of the name of the Adele track they were listening to.

Date: 22 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Improvement work starts at A38 Markeaton roundabout as daytime work ends at Little Eaton roundabout, Derby Work to improve safety and increase capacity at the A38 Markeaton roundabout in Derby gets underway next week.

Date: 18 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Warning to drivers as nationwide thundery showers forecast Road users across England are being warned to take extra care during heavy, thundery showers expected this weekend.

Date: 18 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Are you Fit to Tow this summer? People are being urged to help cut the number of towing related incidents on Highways Agency roads this summer by checking their caravan or trailer before setting out.

Date: 17 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Highways Agency helps road users have a happy holiday With the school summer holidays almost upon us, and more drivers using its roads, the Highways Agency is asking road users to plan their journeys and check their vehicles before setting off.

Date: 9 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Over 300 jobs created in Yorkshire and Birmingham Over 300 skilled jobs are being created in the UK ready for Dart Charge, which launches later this year to improve journeys at the Dartford Crossing.

Date: 4 July 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Striking the right gender balance in civil engineering The role of women in civil engineering will come under the spotlight later today (23 June), as female engineers team up with colleagues from up and down the country, to mark National Women in Engineering Day.

Date: 23 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Highways Agency calls on suppliers to showcase their achievements and best practice The Highways Agency is today (23 June) urging those in its supply chain to do themselves justice by providing examples of leading performance, innovation and efficient service – as it launches its supplier recognition scheme for 2014.

Date: 23 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National

Caught in the slips! Highways Agency traffic officer delivers baby on motorway slip road A Highways Agency traffic officer got the surprise of his life when he pulled over to help a car that had stopped on a slip road and ended up delivering a bouncing baby boy.

Date: 20 June 2014

Type: Press release

Region: National